|Published:||Sep 07, 2010 6:54 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Sep 07, 2010 3:54 PM EDT|
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A Lee County deputy accidentally shocked himself with a stun gun during an arrest.
A 911 caller Sunday said she was attacked by 22-year-old Shane Steven Plazola. When deputies arrived, they found Plazola in bed. They tried to awaken him and Deputy Ronald Flynn leaned over him to see if Plazola was breathing. Authorities say Plazola then punched the deputy in the cheek, knocking him backward.
Several deputies tried to subdue Plazola. One time Flynn raised his hand to protect himself while firing his Taser. Two barbs lodged in his hand and he was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Plazola was arrested and charged with battery on a law enforcement officer, battery and resisting a law enforcement officer with violence. He remained in jail Monday on $8,000 bond.